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Irish Grand National 2016 Odds

The Irish Grand National takes place at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Monday 28th March 2016. There are currently 90 entries for the 3m5f marathon but except that number to get whittled down to around 28 runners on the day. It should come as no…

Thomas Gibney

Gibney racing is based in Drumbaragh Co. Meath. Although a small yard, trainer Thomas Gibney hit the big time in 2012 when Lion Na Bearnai scored in the Irish Grand National at 33/1. As is becoming more and more popular, Gibney has a different…
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Wyck Hill To Target Irish Grand National

Wyck Hill may have left it too late to make it to the starting line-up of the 2014 Crabbies Grand National after he failed to recover sufficiently from a knock at Kempton 12 months a go that resulted in some below par performances reduce his…

2012 Irish Grand National Result

The 2012 Irish Grand National was won by LION NA BEARNAI, it's was another thriller from Fairyhouse as LION NA BEARNAI and OUT NOW went neck and neck over the last two fences. IRISH GRAND NATIONAL RESULT 2012 1st LION NA BEARNAI 2nd…

2012 Irish Grand National Today!

Today's 2012 Irish Grand National, at 16.50pm, is going to be as gruelling as any as 30 horses and jockeys take to the Fairyhouse fences in a bid to win yet another major trophy. Back in the saddle is last year's winner, Nina Carberry, on…

Roi Du Mee Tops Irish National Weights

From the Gordon Elliott yard comes Roi Du Mee who now heads the weights for Monday's Irish Grand National. The seven year old has been given 11-07 based on the fact that he has the top Official Rating, on 148, of the 51 still left in contention. Willie…

Let Confusion Reign

We're less than two weeks away from the start of the world's greatest horse race and there is still confusion over who is going to win the 2012 Grand National. The new entry requirements introduced for this years Grand National have eliminated…

2011 Race Result

Organisedconfusion (12/1) took a sizeable step up in distance but thrived on the extra test of stamina, staying on strongly in the closing stages to beat Western Charmer by five lengths with the favourite, Sunnyhillboy, third. Amateur female…

Irish Grand National

Established in 1870, the first Irish Grand National was won by a horse called Sir Robert Peel. The race took place at Fairyhouse, which is also it's current home, and the winner's prize money was 167 sovereigns. Over the years there have…